South Korea’s Samsung Heavy strikes new LNG carrier order

Illustration purposes only (Image courtesy of SHI)

South Korean shipbuilding giant Samsung Heavy Industries on Thursday said it has secured a new order to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier.

The price tag for the LNG carrier is 211 billion Korean won ($188 million).

The shipbuilder did not reveal the company behind the newest order saying that it would deliver the vessel by March 2021.

Last week, Samsung Heavy also secured a 400 billion won ($356 million) deal to build two 174,000-cbm LNG carriers for Japanese shipping giant NYK.

The shipbuilder’s s order total for 2018 now stands at 45 vessels and $5.5 billion, it said.

The ordered vessels include 14 LNG carriers, 13 containerships, 15 tankers, and 3 special purpose ships.

Share this article

Follow LNG World News

Events>

<< Mar 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
25 26 27 28 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

6th Mozambique Gas Summit & Exhibition

The CWC Group and ENH would like to thank all attendees, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors…

read more >

LNG2019

LNG2019 is presented by the IGU, GTI and IIR, supported by the Shanghai Government and hosted by China LNG Association…

read more >

CWC World Gas & Power Series – Brazil & the Americas Summit

Meet with the Gas, LNG & Power Industry in Brazil & the Americas

read more >

Downstream 2019

Renowned as the most significant global meeting place for Downstream professionals…

read more >